Emergency response called for injured hiker

FILE PHOTO A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal
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Santa Clarita Valley search and rescue teams were deployed to find lost hikers in San Francisquito Canyon on Sunday morning.

Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel responded to reports of a lost hikers with heat exposure around 11:30 a.m. in the San Francisquito Canyon area, according to Capt. Cruz.

“We were just dispatched and are on our way,” Cruz said. “(It’s reported) one male patient with unknown injuries.”

An L.A. County Fire helicopter was requested to assist in the search, and was able to locate the hikers, who did not need assistance, according to SCV Sheriff’s Station spokeswoman Shirley Miller. 

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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